Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Cuomo Team Pressed Officials to Skip Protest of His Pressure Tactics
Before a rally condemning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “bullying tactics,” some City Council members got calls from the governor’s aides imploring them not to go.
- Once the ‘Killing Fields,’ East New York Has No Murders in 2018
No one can say exactly why there has not been a murder in a precinct where violence has been too common, and no one knows how long the peace will last.
- Domestic Lives: Inheriting an Apartment
When a woman becomes ill, one of her first thoughts is to bequeath her rent-stabilized apartment to a good friend who needs it.
- Sunday Routine: How Doris Day, Dermatologist, Spends Her Sundays
Dr. Day has lived in the same postwar building in Murray Hill for most of her life. On the weekends, she and her husband like to walk to Chinatown with their dog, Baby.
- New York Today: New York Today: The Future of Playbill
Friday: A look inside a changing New York institution, weekend events, and Earth Day.
US News from Stuff.co.nz
- This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, US, last week.
- How Trump's hair-raising level of debt could bring us all crashing down
OPINION: If there is such a thing as a capital crime in economics, it is Donald Trump’s exorbitant fiscal stimulus at the top of the cycle. The effects are entirely pernicious.
- Window washer who dresses as superhero jailed for 105 years in child sex abuse case
He was known to the patients and staff of a children’s hospital in the US city of Nashville, Tennessee, as Spider-Man, washing the building’s windows while masquerading as a superhero.
- James Comey's memos reveal Donald Trump's candid discussions
US President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin told him, ‘we have some of the most beautiful hookers in the world’.
- Mum who left kids alone to visit Germany sentenced
A US mother who left her four children home alone to travel to Europe has been given two years’ probation.
- Ellen Burstyn Honors a Friendship With a Futurist
Ms. Burstyn talks about “The House of Tomorrow” and her relationship with Buckminster Fuller, her coming directorial debut and her own #MeToo story.
- Bette Midler to Return to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ This Summer
Ms. Midler, who won a Tony for her performance, will close out the last six weeks of the hit show.
- Review: Whose ‘Fair Lady’? This Time, Eliza’s in Charge
Lauren Ambrose stars as a newly empowered flower girl in a gorgeous revival that transforms the classic musical into an ur-text for the #MeToo moment.
- 15 Plays and Musicals to Go to in NYC This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
- Critic’s Notebook: ‘Carousel’ Dances Are a New Feather in the Enigmatic Justin Peck’s Cap
Mr. Peck’s dances for the musical’s revival on Broadway are exuberantly executed, but, our critic says, they don’t stay with him.